HIDIVE to Stream Real Girl Anime's 2nd Season
posted on by Karen Ressler
HIDIVE announced on Monday that it will Stream the second season of the anime adaptation of Mao Nanami's Real Girl (3D Kanojo) manga as it airs in Japan beginning on January 8 at 1:30 p.m. EST. The stream will be available in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Netherlands, Scandinavia, Spain, Portugal, Central America, South America, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic.
The new season will feature a returning staff. Takashi Naoya (Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru) is directing the anime at Hoods Entertainment (If Her Flag Breaks, Drifters, Märchen Mädchen). Deko Akao (Flying Witch, Noragami, After the Rain) is in charge of series composition. Satomi Kurita (Hina Logic - from Luck & Logic) is designing the characters. The band Fujifabric will perform the ending theme song "Hagan" (Broad Smile).
The first season premiered in Japan on April 3 and aired for 12 episodes. Sentai Filmworks licensed the series and HIDIVE streamed the series as it aired. Sentai Filmworks will release the first season with an English dub. The company has also licensed the second season.
The josei manga follows Hikari "Tsuttsun" Tsutsui, a high school boy who is satisfied with the virtual girls he encounters in anime and games. He does not have many friends and he lives in his own world. One day, when he is stuck on pool cleaning duty, he is approached by Iroha, a "real girl" who is showy and popular with boys.